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Wellesley College l^erjus 

Entered as second-class matter November 17, 1916, at the post office at Framingham, Mass., under the act of March 3, 1879. 



VOL. XXVIII. 



FKAMINGHAM AND WELLESLEY, MASS., MAY 27, 1920 



No. 30 



HARVARD DRAMATIC CLUB AT THE 
BARN. 



The Harvard Dramatic Club gave its first produc- 
tion in any other college of "The Governor's Wife," a 
comedy by Jacinto Benavcnte, at the Barn, Saturday 
night, May 22. The play, a satire of modern life in 
Spain, has lost neither its wit nor its spontaneity 
through the translation of John Garrett Underhill. 
Indeed, the atmosphere and incidents of the provin- 
cial town of Moraleda, were enthusiastically appre- 
ciated by an audience which filled the Bam to cap- 
acity. 

The first act, representing a festival day in the cap- 
ital of Don Santiago, introduced the many characters 
of the play, each denominating a type of Spanish 
provincial life, such as the "men about town," a 
toreador, Don Baldomero, "the richest man in Mo- 
raleda," who also runs a gambling house, and some 
members of a travelling theatrical company about 
whose production, the plot centers. It revealed also 
the atmosphere of political intrigue whose pervading 
influence is that of Don Baldomero. The play- 
wright's realistic though ironic treatment of the in- 
cidents of the festival activities gave exactly, and 
more perfectly than any other could have done, the 
picture of this phase of Spanish life. The governor, 
a man without significance in his circle, is wielded by 
the skillful hands of his wife, who, in turn, succumbs 
to the flattery of her friends, and to the guidance of 
her unflagging desire for prominence. The long scene 
between this couple in the second act, where Josefina 
persuades her husband to revoke his permit, given to 
the theatrical company for the presentation of a play 
objectionable to the highly conservative womens' 
clubs of the town, was one of keen and satiric humor. 
"Let him who is without a wife cast the first stone," 
is the cry of the governor when rumors of a rising of 
the populace over the prohibition of the play are 
heard. At last when he has found "a legal way to 
violate the law" in the case, Josefina, her opinions 
completely turned about by Manolo, the governor's 
secretary, and resolved to defy the conservative ele- 
ment, induces her husband to reissue the permit. The 
final act at the Bull-Ring in Moraleda presented the 
two opposed factions, the liberal, headed by the gov- 
ernor, whose policies are determined by his wife, her 
opinions being swayed by the secretary, and the con- 
servative party, whose guiding hand is that of Don 
(Continued on page 3, column 2) 

EIGHTEEN ELECTED TO PHI BETA KAPPA. 



Announcement was made on May IS of the elec- 
tion of eighteen seniors to membership in Phi Beta 
Kappa, Eta Chapter of Massachusetts in addition to 
those elected last fall. Their names aroused great en- 
thusiasm at step-singing that evening when the 
seniors recited the list. The following were elected : 

Mavis C. Bamett 
Margery Borg 
Elzura H. Chandler 
Eleanor C. Clark 
Elizabeth H. Cox 
Ruth C. Greene 
Mildred B. Harrison 
Katharine C. Hildrelh 
Annice K. Johnson 
Bernice L. Kenyon 
Katharine Lindsay 
Emily Gladys Peterson 
Anna A. Russell 
Hildegarde B. Shumway 
Marian A. Stuart 
Florence T. Swan 
Cynthia Westcott 
Edith Williams 




IN THE FACULTY'S SHOES. 



Constance Wiiittemoke. 



CONSTANCE WHITTEMORE, JUNIOR 
PRESIDENT, NOW SENIOR PRESIDENT. 



"Senior president, Constance Whittemore; senior 
vice-president, Helen Cope," cheered 1921 at step 
singing on Monday evening, May 22, as the two offi- 
cers stepped from the mysterious closed car. the 
elections which the college had awaited with so much 
eagerness, were accomplished only after weeks of se- 
cret balloting, and resulted in the re-election of the 
junior president. 

The marching song of 1921, written by Virginia 
French and Ruth Metzger, was sung for the first time 
as the juniors came down the road behind their ban- 
ner and took their places on the steps.' 

Marcia Cressey, as the infant 1921, appeared in a 
baby carriage wheeled by Ivy Friesell, (the surviving 
factotum of freshman year). Her cries and howls 
were a great cause of worry, at least to a blue-bird 
(Elizabeth Brown), perched on the tree above. Be- 
tween twitters, she suggested feeding her fish ; so to 
pacify the child, Margaret Haddock and Alice Joy, 
freshman president and vice-president stepped for- 
ward. The baby was not long diverted though 
"Haddock did bring her Joy," and Maud Ludington, 
Helen Sherman, and Barbara Bean, officers of sopho- 
more year came forward to dig beans for the baby in 
memory of the w r ar garden. Even the dramatic des- 
truction of an energetic caterpillar did not cure the 
baby's woes. In despair "Aunt Sally" Jones with the 
assistance of the junior president fed the baby 
Whittemore's Shoe Polish. She cried violently for 
more, but was interrupted by the approach of a 
limousine. The former officers rushed to the car and 
by some sleight of hand magic lead forth Constance 
Whittemore and Helen Cope, the senior officers. 



'21'S HONORARY MEMBER. 



Mr. Lewis Kennedy Morse beamed from behind 
'21's banner as they announced him their honorary 
member at cheering, May 2S. '21 also stated that he 
had held this position for some time, but not for so 
long as the sophomores had supposed. They ex- 
pressed their extreme pity for "the rolling stone which 
gathers no Morse." 



Minutes of the Academic Council. 



The yearly meeting "f the Academic Council 
was called to order Saturday, .May 22, at 4 P. M., 
in Billing's Hall, by President Pendleton. The 
minutes of the last meeting were found to have 
"no corrections" and were approved. The old 
business, which was reported by .Mr. (nrtis, con- 
sisted of the facU that students were organizing 
Sunday School Classes for the faculty and that 
the Bird Club was thinking seriously of con- 
solidating with the Barnswallows association. 

In her charming and composed manner, Miss 
Pendleton placed the question for discussion be- 
fore the house: Shall the college install a light- 
ing system on Pond Road and outlying districts? 
The response was immediate. Mr. Tucker, with 
agile movements of his crutch, proved the plan 
economically unsound in that traffic would be so 
decreased that the necessity for lights would be 
removed. With upturned face, Miss Newell 
sprang to agree. She traced the underlying evil 
straight to the present society system — "which 
should be immediately abolished. The poor girls 
who have no society house-porches to sit on must 
traverse Pond Road, and placing lights there 
would be the last step in autocracy." But with 
this Miss Tufts did not agree. In her soft, 
charming voice, her chin slightly tilted, she ad- 
dressed the CounciL "My dear young friends, 
I really do feel very strongly about this." She 
wanted to be sure nothing undignified occurred and 
w»a therefore wholly in favor of lights on Pond 
Road. 

Having been called on for her opinion, Miss 
Gamble scrambled to her feet. To elucidate her 
opinions she produced a blackboard on which she 
wrote numerous but interesting hieroglyphics. 
"Let capital A=Pond Road; big B— Lights; 
small a=man; small b=danger; small 1 under 
a=simple danger; small 2 under a=serious dan- 
ger; b in parenthesis=symptoms of danger. Is 
this perfectly clear? You see its very simple. 
In order to, be perfectly clear Til use a diagram." 
With a few artful strokes and a few arguments 
with Miss Calkins as to use of terms, etc., she 
proved her point and began on an irrelevant but 
(Continued on page 4, column 1) 



APPLICATION FOR SOCIETIES. 

In the News of April 15 appeared an explanation 
of the new society plan, in which the system of ap- 
plication was set forth. 

Application blanks and copies of the pledge to be 
copied and signed on the reverse of the blanks, have 
been distributed to the non-society members of the 
class of 1921 and to members of the class of 1922. 
Extra cards and copies of the pledge may be obtained 
at the Information Bureau. Comments or explana- 
tions may be made by the applicant in the form of a 
letter sent to the Chairman of the Central Commit- 
tee, or in personal conference with the Chairman. 

Further general information desired by an appli- 
cant may be obtained by writing to or conferring 
with the Chairman of the Central Committee.. In- 
formation regarding an individual society should be 
obtained only by writing to the president of said 
society. 

Applications for membership in a society for the 
coming academic year should be sent to the Chairman 
of the Central Committee. Wellesley College, to be 
received by September 20, 1920. Notification of 
altered choices and withdrawal of applications should 
be received no later than September 20. 
Dorothy W. Dennis. 
Chairman of Central Committee. 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



Mellesle^ College Ittews 



Dorothy Bright, 1921 



Editor-in-Chief Mary C. Dooly, 1931 Business Manager 

Associate Editors 

ClEMEWELL HlNCHLIFF, 1921 

Elizabeth Sayre, 1921 

Assistant Editors 
Alice Hackett, 1921 Emelie Weyl, 1922 
Eleanor Perret, 1921 Elizabeth Woody, 1922 
Dorothea Comly, 1922 Dorothy Williams, 1922 
Beatrice Jefferson, 1922 Elizabeth SanfordJ 1923 
Dane Vermilion, 1923 

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Business Managers 
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TO THE LEGENDA. 



The long-looked-for Lcgcnda has finally arrived 
amid loud cheers from the assembled multitude — each 
member of which clamors eagerly for her own copy, 
which she can then contentedly deface with the sig- 
natures of the other 1,499 girls in the college. But 
we can thoroughly sympathize with the lust for 
ownership which has become prevalent, since we be- 
lieve that '20's Legenda should be as indispensable a 
part of every home as Fairy Soap. 

As a picture of college life it is superb — as a his- 
tory it would put even Gibbon to shame; for in 
addition to bearing the dignified aspect of his most 
erudite volumes, it abounds in the humor for which 
its editors are famous. And best of all, it is different. 
This difference is mirrored in a hitherto unknown 
"journalistic effusion," the Radiator, which contains 
"all the news that's leaked out" about '20 in its four 
years of academic life. 

To adequately describe this incomparable gem of 
literature is impossible, and fortunately unnecessary 
since its enthusiastic reception is sufficient praise. 
Even the faculty show enthusiasm over it, in spite of 
the fact that they find it necessary to open all classes 
with the somewhat caustic command' that, "All 
Legendas will please be put away before we begin." 
We heartily congratulate the editor and the board on 
their work. 



incident of the sophomore-junior challenge was 
marked by similar protestations of mutual disdain. 
Most indicative of the unfortunate situation was the 
fracas over 1920's academic council. The struggle, 
entirely futile, was caused by traditional class rivalry, 
and in its turn causes a deepened feeling that is far 
from desirable. The most unfortunate consequence 
of over-emphasized class consciousness concerns inter- 
class friendships. There are after all very few actual 
crushes in Wellesley, yet any healthy friendship be- 
tween students of different classes is inevitably looked 
upon with suspicion, so artificial is the atmosphere. 

The general attitude of one class towards another 
seems to be that "as individuals they are very nice, 
but as a class, impossible." The situation, at once 
false and unnecessary, results in immense waste of 
energy, strained friendships, and petty animosities. 



OVER-EMPHASIZED CLASS 
CONSCIOUSNESS. 



Organization would seem to be at the present mo- 
ment, Wellesley's watchword. There are rules, all of 
them seriously purposed for practically every contin- 
gency that may present itself. The college has organ- 
ized its dramatics, its athletics, its social life. Is there 
any necessity for organizing its rivalry? 

There has existed, this year especially, marked in- 
terclass feeling among the students. Loudly expressed 
scorn for the one class and devotion for another are 
but the outward signs of a sentiment not always 
amicable. It is very pleasant, if rather unnatural, for 
the upper classes to hear at step-singing, their im- 
mense superiority immortalized by their awe-struck 
sisters. It is less pleasant and equally unnatural, for 
them to feel that the classes not their sisters are in 
non-academic work automatically their rivals. 

Such feeling — it is not all unfriendly, by any means 
— has recently manifested itself in various ways. One 
typical instance is found in the absorbing interest 
aroused by class elections, which makes ardent detec- 
tives of one-half of the college and of the other half 
cheerfully conscienceless prevaricators. The unhappy 



FREE PRESS. 



AH contributions for this column must be signed with 
the full name of the author. Only articles thus signed 
will be printed. Initials or numerals will be used in 
printing the articles if the writer GO desires. 

The Editors do not hold themselves responsible for 
opinions and statements which appear in this column. 

Contributions should be in the hands of the Editors 
by 9 A. M. on Monday. 

I. 

The Problem of the Academic. 

Before you go further in this article, gentle reader, 
I beg of you to realize and believe that this is not in 
the nature of destructive criticism, and that I am 
heart and soul in the struggling wave of academic en- 
thusiasm. If I treat it lightly it is merely because my 
spirits are on the upbound. 

The first attack which has been definitely made 
upon the student body I take in the nature of a 
scolding, to be hardly distinguished from the kind we 
got in grammar school when we sneaked off to roller 
skate instead of doing problems about "how many 
potatoes could you get for $6.17 @ . . . etc."! (I 
hesitate to quote prices with the leaping H. C. L.) 
Only then we were under the immediate hypnotizing 
and terrorizing eye of the reprover, and here we sit 
back at ease, secure in the number of culprits, and 
study the issues ad lib. We perceive it is a scolding 
and we perceive that as such we resent it, although 
the cause is a worthy one. We resent it because, 
although we admit the absolute anaemia of our 
scholarly enthusiasms we are unwilling to shoulder 
all the blame for it. For one thing, we are not de- 
void of enthusiasm by nature. As chivalry was to 
the knight of the Round Table, so is "Pep" to the 
college girl. It is her credo : her pass into all fellow- 
ships and activities — except the academic. 

We really do not feel injured about that scolding 
part, (and even after this some conscientious reader 
of the News will explain to us that we were not 
scolded), but rather alarmed at the idea that if this 
movement for greater academic interest takes the 
turn of simply urging everyone to work harder it 
will shortly end up in a blind alley. And here comes 
the point to this long drawn out article. Other col- 
leges have the same trouble as we have. It is a much 
bigger thing than our other local problems of inertia. 
Can't we face it and "dope it out"? 



Giving prizes or honors might bring us tem- 
porary results in a sudden burst of enthusiasm for 
learning (horrid phrase!) but the problem would 
still be there. Do you think that by talking things 
over thoroughly with your friends and with the in- 
structor whom you know best we will be able to find 
out why, for instance, a girl willingly spends hours 
doing hard work at the Barn or cleaning "the house," 
and yawns over a book at the Library and flees at 
the first bell? Is it because we do not have the in- 
spiration and opportunity to do creative work? Is 
it because our intellects are being developed apart 
from our social occupations ? Or is it because we are 
lazy, flighty, materialistic and blind? 

I, for one, shall not rest until I have found out. 

R. M., '21. 

II. 

Academic Council. 

All those who witnessed "Academic Council," on 
Saturday, May 22, were astounded at the noise and 
commotion raised by 1921. I suppose the members 
of this class think it only their right to make as much 
noise as possible to disturb and interrupt the council, 
and that by so doing they were upholding a valu- 
able tradition; but if they had even had an oppor- 
tunity to be present at the assembly of the council, 
they would feel that it was anything but amusing to 
have so much confusion, that most people could hear 
only between the screams. Also the destruction of 
college property does not seem to illustrate college 
spirit on a very high plane. 

The choice between this, and a conduct more fitting 
for "college women" lies with 1922. It is to be hoped 
that next year she will use her ingenuity to create, if 
necessary, a new and less boisterous tradition for her 
exuberant spirits. D. L., 1922. 

III. 

Are You Afraid of Work? 
This is an odd time of the year to be writing a 
free press urging a pursuit of the academic, but, 
somehow, the editorial Academic Reform in last 
week's News makes me want to add my bit to the 
discussion. It seems to me that if most of us weren't 
quite so afraid of work there'd be more Phi Beta 
Kappa keys and less need for editorials on Academic 
Reform. After all, what do we come to college for 
— to have all free afternoons so that we can tear off 
to town whenever the spirit moves us, to get by with 
as little work as possible and still stay in college? 
It would seem so from the way many of us make out 
our schedules with an eye to "free" afternoons and 
"snap" courses. I've come to the conclusion that 
there is more mental laziness to be found in a college 
than anywhere else. We spend three hours at the 
library Saturday afternoon, and come home with a 
weary, martyred look and announce our achievement 
at the dinner table, then proceed to frivol away 
Saturday evening and all day Sunday, living on the 
virtuous feeling that the three hours work on Sat- 
urday gives us. I heard from a member of the 
faculty that Miss Pendleton's request in Chapel May 
Day morning that we do something to improve the 
academic was simply putting into words what the 
faculty has been feeling for the past six months. 
"Pursuit of the academic" has become a stock phrase 
for joking; "grind," "shark," "dig," are all terms of 
scorn to be applied to any one who has courage 
enough to really pursue the academic, and not just 
walk slowly after it and make a feeble attempt to 
catch hold of a few bits. This will no doubt be mis- 
understood and some one will write an answer to it 
asking if the writer would like to see all the students 
wearing bone rimmed glasses, carrying great tomes 
under their arms, gravely marching to the library 
every Saturday afternoon. By no means, we don't 
need to proclaim to the world that we are really 
going to work. But if we would go after the 
academic in the few weeks that are left with a good, 
steady stride, and if we would Study with a capital 
S, perhaps that would be the first step in bringing 
about Academic Reform, R. E. H., 1922. 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



IV. 

Where the Trouble Lies. 

Wellesley is very evidently awaking to the fact that 
something is vitally wrong with our present academic 
system, and various plans are being discussed to rem- 
edy the evil. But it seems to me that they are all 
offering superficial remedies instead of going to the 
heart of the matter. It is very well to talk of legisla- 
tion which will do away with non-academic activities, 
but how is one to frame a rule which will prevent 
people from wasting time over things which are of 
no value? You may do away with Barnswallows, 
with the News, or the Magazine, but even then you 
have struck only at a few girls who are doing some 
really profitable non-academic work and have left 
entirely untouched hundreds of girls who are expend- 
ing time and energy in useless activities. If we must 
eliminate — why not abolish interclass competitions, 
particularly in the spring, of "wit and muscle," end- 
less song practices to learn new step songs when we 
might much better sing our old ones until we at least 
know them, state clubs, and some of our other un- 
profitable activities? But even then we shall have 
accomplished nothing, for new ways of wasting time 
will at once present themselves to the student mind. 
Why not try the remedy of making the academic 
work so interesting that we will want to spend some 
time on it ? There are many courses in college which 
are now sheer drudgery and grind for the students 
electing them, but which could be decidedly interest- 
ing if the instructor would take the trouble to make 
them so. Girls entering college are not primarily stu- 
dents, and consequently do not feel an overpowering 
enthusiasm over subjects which are presented in a 
purely scientific or academic way. They need to be 
aroused in a more human manner. That this can be 
achieved has been demonstrated by the fact that 
keen, alive instructors have inspired their students to 
go on with courses that never attracted girls before. 
But we can hardly expect even the best instructors to 
make the subject interesting if the course has been 
outlined in such a way as to require dull and unin- 
spiring work. Freshman and required courses ought 
to have the most carefully outlined plan of work and 
the best instructors, if we are to expect real work on 
the part of the students. 

V. 
Socialistic Umbrellas. 

Umbrellas are public property at Wellesley, 
commonly so regarded. But when an exceptional 
girl appears who does not hold the common view 
on this matter and who expresses her opinion by 
sewing her name to the strap of her umbrella for 
identification, should we not be broad-minded 
enough to show our respect for her point of view 
by respecting what she fondly considers her owner- 
ship of the umbrella? 

A few members of the college are still old- 
fashioned enough to differ from the community 
ownership view: witness the considerable number 



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"ad" building. But if some person Interested in 
statistics were to make a count of the number of 
umbrellas that have been lost never to be found 
again, I have no doubt the result would show that 

this phase of socialism has an amazing r her 

of adherents in Wellesley. 

H. M. 

Harvard Dramatic Club at the Barn. 
(Continued from page 1, column 1) 
Baldomero. Luck is in the governor's favor, how- 
ever, for the toreador who has been persuaded to 
make a speech for the liberals, is the victor and the 
crowds acclaim him and the governor, whom he 
sponsors. The infinite detail of the play, the witty 
delineation of character, the ironic lines, which pro- 
duced more laughter than did anything else, carried 
along the slender plot to a characteristic close with 
the triumph of the governor. The sub-plot, the love 
affair of Esperanza, the daughter of Baldomero with 
the governor's secretary, who is really enamored of 
Josefina, was interesting in its realism. 

There was almost no opportunity in "The Gov- 
ernor's Wife" for emotional acting, for its appeal was 
entirely objective. The part of Josefina was inter- 
preted excellently by Miss Dorothy Sands, whose 
personality dominated the stage most of the time. 
Miss Eunice Eddy as La Menendez, the leading lady of 
the theatrical company and Miss Dorothy Googins 
as Esperanza, "the richest man's" spoiled daughter, 
also excelled in their parts. The wavering character 
of the governor was portrayed in a thoroughly con- 
vincing manner by Walton Butterfield, while another 
good characterization was that of Don Baldomero by 
Hardinge Scholle. In fact, all the parts, even the 
minor ones, were so carefully acted as to make them 
a chief element in the enjoyment of the play. 

The scenery was much more elaborate than is 
usually seen in the Barn, its fine effect being gained, 
perhaps, by careful and thorough study of detail. 
The Square at Moraleda, and the last setting, a cor- 
ridor back of two boxes at the Bull-Ring, appeared 
somewhat pretentious when first seen on the pro- 
gram by those knowing the size of the stage, but 
they were arranged artistically and interestingly and 
gave the true Spanish flavor to the performance. 

After the show, the Dramatic Club Orchestra 
played for dancing until eleven-thirty. 
CAST. 
(In order of their appearance) 

Damian, a waiter F. C. Packard '20 

Don Rosendo, a shopkeeper P. L. Cheney '21 



La Menendez, an actress .Miss Eunice Eddy '20 

Garces, an actor J. F. Lincoln '23 

Don Santiago, the Governor. .Walton Butterfield '20 
Dona O, wife of Baldomero 

Miss Kathcrine MacLarnie '21 
Esperanza, their daughter Miss Dorothy R. Ooogin 
Don Guillermo, man about town. .Bertram Little '23 
Don Tcodoro, man about town. .. .Cyril McXear '20 

Paco, a theatrical manager D. P. Ferguson '22 

Antonio Campos, a toreador Leonard Ware '21 

Pimenton, a picador J. M. Brown '2i 

Polito, in love with Esperanza . Powell Robinson ocC. 

Reguera, a man about town F. S. Stranahan '21 

Marquis of Torrelodones, from Madrid 

C. S. Howard '20 
Dan Basilio, rector of the university. . .R. B. Aytr '12 

Jimena, his daughter Miss Grace Cobb '21 

Bclisa, his daughter Miss Janet Evins '20 

Josefina, the Governor's wife. Miss Dorothy Sand- 15 
Marchioness of Torrelodones, daughter of the 

Marquis ....Miss Mildred Ellis '21 

Don Baldomero, the richest man in Moraleda 

Hardinge Scholle ocC. 
Manolo, the Governor's secretary. .Barton Leach '22 
Marchioness of Villaquejido.Miss Maryalice Secoy '22 
Teresa, her daughter. . .Miss Kathleen Middleton '23 

Clerk at the Palace P. B. Ferguson '2i 

Maid of the Marchioness of Torrelodones 

Miss Isabel Hoopes '21 
Don Trino, chief clerk at the Palace 

Warwick Scott '23 

The scene is in Moraleda, a supposed provincial 
capital of Spain. 

Act I — The Main Square of Moraleda. 

Act II — Reception Hall in the Governor's Palace. 

Act III— Two Boxes in the Bull-Ring at Moraleda. 



EXCHANGES. 



H.\tlVAI(n. 

The result of the straw vote taken for the Re- 
publican presidential candidate was decidedly in 
favor of Hoover. Counting- the votes of students 
in the college. Law School and .Medical School, 
there was a total of 1.121 votes for Hoover. 633 
for Wood. 117 for Johnson and 70 for Lowden. 



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THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



TO THE DAUGHTERS OF MEN AND 

WOMEN WHO SERVED IN THE 

WORLD-WAR: 

Do you know about the Service Star Legion, the 
admirable work it has done during the war, the op- 
portunities it offers for patriotic service, and the bond 
of fellowship it possesses? When your- fathers went 
to war, you knit them socks, and rolled bandages, 
and you were glad to come into contact with other 
women from all over the country who were working 
together to hold up their end of the war-game at 
home. Now that your fathers have returned, they 
want to cherish the spirit that inspired them to the 
heroic acts "over there." They have formed the ■ 
American Legion, a country-wide organization that 
everyone knows of and respects. Don't you want to 
join the Woman's Auxiliary of the Legion, and by 
giving a little of your time and enthusiasm, continue 
wearing the badge of service for which the soldiers 
so much honored us? The Service Star Legion has 
been officially recognized, and is soon to become part 
of the American Legion. It includes mothers, sisters, 
wives and daughters of World-War veterans; its 
members are gathered from all over the country ; and 
the history of its national conventions and of its 
activities is worthy of notice. When you return 
home this summer, find out where your local chapter 
is; become a member, and take part in the good 
times and splendid work offered you. Perhaps you 
might even "Ask Dad — (he knows)" about the 
Legion. Then be sure to subscribe to "The Service 
Star" the monthly paper published at Des Moines, 
Iowa. This Service Star Legion, a big organization, 
offers you a big chance to do some big or small ser- 
vice for your country. You will join "eventually, 
why not now?" E. R. S., '21. 

In the Faculty's Shoes. 
(Continued from page 1, column 3) 
highly interesting story. "When I was a little 
girl, I was given to swearing and the worse thing 
I ever did was to call my nurse a dead dog and 
a rotten tree — speaking of dog's, where's Sissy?" 
Miss Gamble's speech ended in the restoration of 
her small brown lap dog. Miss Calkins surprised 
Miss Gamble from time to time by agreeing with 
her and while Miss Gamble was occupied with her 
search for Sissy remarked, "to re-peat, this is 
entirely a matter of one's own ' opinion, Now 
C says — ." 

Miss Avery stood strongly against the installa- 
tion of lights. She wished the lovely dark, deep 
pools of shadows to remain undisturbed. "You 
know I'm for Wood and ." At this point, 



she was asked to spare the feelings of those who 
championed Hoover. 

By far the most scholarly consideration offered 
was from Mr. Sheffield in the form of a beauti- 
fully organized outline. Miss Orvis, however, sug- 
gested that a map of the territory would be a 
vahst advantage" in simplifying matters. 

Miss Bible Smith didn't know very much about — 
hadn't had very much experience in such matters, 
but she suggested that Miss Sherwood had. How- 
ever Miss Sherwood, in the absence of her dear 
friend Miss Shackford, couldn't do herself justice. 

A vital bit of evidence was brought forth ■ at 
this point. Miss Hart placed before the consider- 
ation of the Council, a new and absorbing book, 
This Side of Paradise with its remarkable revela- 
tion of present conditions. She showed evidences 
which she had wrung from her classes. She 
blamed the need of lights on Pond Road to said 
conditions. Miss Bennett, drawing support from 
an enormous organ entitled her diaphragm, 
lent weighty and profound arguments to the 
case. But Miss MeKeag laid aside this se- 
rious strain and offered the suggestion that 
lights be installed but arranged to be turned on 
and off by the individual. Miss Tuell really pre- 
ferred permanent lights because she was so very 
timid — but she soon gained courage again while 
playing with her flower. Illustrating her argu- 
ment by a lovely poem in Italian, Miss Jackson 
held that "the stars were sufficient light." Where 
upon the vote was cast with an overwhelming 
majority against any illumination of the subject. 
But due formality, this meeting, held in a spirit 
of true fun and free from unfriendly mimicry, 
was adjourned. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY. 

Miss Pendleton Eleanor Linton 

Miss Tufts 1 Louisa Howard 

Miss Gamble Emily T. Holmes 

Miss Calkins Elzura Chandler 

Miss Avery Ethel Sehaeffer 

Miss Orvis Helen Scott 

Miss Smith Sara Strauss 

Miss Sherwood Dorothy Compton 

Miss Hart Lydia Brown 

Miss Bennett Helen Humphreys 

(Voice — Margaret Gay) 

Miss MeKeag Margaret Hornhrook 

Miss Tuell Harriet Sampson 

Miss Jackson *. Margery Borg 

Miss Newell Helen Palmer 

Miss Waite Charlotte Wood 

Mr. Curtis Muriel Starrett 



Mr. Sheffield. . Eleanor Livingston 

Mr. Tucker Katharine Lindsay 



SPRING 

1920 



HATS 

New Models on Display 



IRRESISTABLE 

SELECT 

COLORFUL 



Riding and Sport Hats as Usual 



KORNFELD'S, |1^To S n 



Senior Wellesley College Scholars 

Class of 1920. 

Doris C. Adams Miriam Goodspeed 

Dorothy W. Atwell H. Phoebe Gordon 

Ruth Baetjer Margaret Gray 

Gladys L. Bagg Elizabeth M. Green 

Josephine D. Baker Dorothy E. Hall 

Lucia P. Barber Charlotte S. Hassett 

E. Dorothy Bell Margaret Hornbrook 

V. Ridley Berryman Gladys T. Jones 

Edna H. Bowen Ethel Kinney 

Frances E. Brooks Viola B. Kneeland 

Lydia M. Brown Maxine Mayer 

Elizabeth deF. Bull Esther F. Moody 

Constance Burnham IFlorence Orndorff 

Mavjorie Butterfleld Rachel M. Pratt 

Dorothy W. Calvert Margaret E. Reinhart 

Bernice E. Conant Alice Rupp 

Gertrude C. Davidson Harriet Sampson 

Ethel A. Davis Helen G. Shaw 

Kathryn M. Ebberts Genevieve M. Thomas 

Ruth Engles Mary D. Thomas 

Laura Ewe Sibyl W'achter 

Edith Ferre Edith D. Weigle 

Muriel E. Fritz Elizabeth A. Wight 
Genevieve Wilson 
JnNion Welt.et.ey College Scholars 

Class of 1931. 

Edith Bixby Marian II. Miller 

Henrietta Browning Anna H. Morse 

Elizabeth F. Cornell M. Virginia Oldham 

M. Virginia Crane Nancy Oxnard 

Amelia J. DeWolf Helen D. Parker 

Mary C. Dooly Helen L. Phillips 

Helen Gary Josephine L. Rathbone 

M. Orrea Gray Helen B. Robertson 

Ruth Hampson Jane S. Sams 

Mildred C Hesse Elizabeth G. Shedd 

Rebecca S. Hill Marion C Smith 

Florence D. Holmes Olive Snow 

Edna Lippineott Helen G. Stone 

Marion Lockwood Katharine M. Strasmer 

Helen G. McMahon Nana A. Taylor 

Lois Meier Constance Whittemore 

Natalie Wilson 



REALITY IN RELIGION. 

Rev. Sidney Lovett of the Mount Vernon Church, 
Boston, preached the sermon at Chapel, Sunday 
morning, May twenty-third. He spoke of Christmas, 
Easter and the Day of Pentecost as being the three 
eventful days in the Christian year — days which take 
their rise in the soil of historical fact, and which lead 
to spiritual and moral implication. Dr. Lovett said, 
"Woe to religion and to its expression in this day and 
generation if it be not real and natural." The Holy 
Spirit is rather unreal to most of us, and the way to 
make it real is to be aware of concrete manifesta- 
tions of it. Taking the Pentecost scene in the book 
of Acts, we see a group of people, much like our- 
selves, setting out in quest of the kingdom of God. 
Their willingness to leave the seats of complacency 
and ease was a real manifestation of moral purpose. 

The same thing applies to us today. We must have 
done with self-righteousness and self-complacency if 
we are to become moral pilgrims. 



WANTED— IN JUNE. 

i student's desk 

i or 2 easy, chairs 

i or 2 light weight tables 

3 or 4 sofa cushions 

Drop a postal card telling when articles 
can be seen, to 

E. W. KELLER, 47 Oxford Rd., 

Newton Center, Mass. 

Phone — Newton So. 477-R 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 




THE- PARLIAMENT* OF* FOOLS 



THE TRANSFORMATION OF ROSE. 



Rosemary was a winsome lass, 
A maiden pure and sweet 
Until one day she chanced to pass 
A book store on the street. 

And in its window she beheld 

A book with letters bright 

"This Side of Paradise" they spelled 

Which sounded quite all right. 

"Perhaps the book tells Bible tales 
About the men of yore, 
Methinks I'll buy it," she declares, 
"Saint stories I adore." 

And so Rosemary bought the book, 
And read it with delight, 
Although no saints appeared to her 
The devil came to light. 

The dorm performed a fire drill 
Rosemary softly swore : 
"Of silly drills I've had my fill," 
She sniffed and banged her door. 

She didn't leave her book that night, 
She didn't go to bed, 
She was too trilled with new ideas 
Which started through her head. 

She taxied to the vill next morn 
Inspired by the tale 
Resolved that she would camoutlage 
A visage wan and pale. 

Her fortune went in purchases — 
Cosmetics, clothes and such, 
Her time all went to get a line. 
She needed one so much. 

Rosemary's name is not the same 
Nor is her face or form. 
She's reckless Rose of many beaux 
The envy of her dorm. 

They ask her where she got her pep, 
Her snappy, Frenchy air 
And where she learnt to wear her clothes 
And henna rinse her hair. 

Her answer is — "I bought it all 
And at the cheapest price. 
I bought the book that tells the tricks, 
"This Side of Paradise." 



ALL THAT'S NECESSARY! 



My little dimpled co-ed 

At converting's so uncouth; 
If you say Bernard Shaw is g I 

She cooes, "Ain't it the truth?" 

In speaking of great topics 

If a question's at her hurled 
She's capable of one reply 

Which is, "I'll tell the world." 

In hashing o'er philosophy 

To ponder she's unable. 
Without a thought she springs this wit, 

"That's me all over, Mabeli" 

But when she's decked out in her best, 

Primped up in fur and fuzz, 
Does she crowd all the boys about ! 

"Does she? I'll say she does!" 

— Chaparral. 



A LITTLE PETITION. 



(May the long suffering Quntja Din once more 
accept apologies) 

You may show me Silver Bay 

With our delegates at play 

Or pictures of a Tree day or a crew — 

But altho these give me pleasure 

It cannot begin to measure 

With your last fine show for which I now thank 

you 
When I hastened to the barn 
Ready for a placid yarn 
Or perhaps to see a tournament or two. 
What vision met my eye 
As in movie days gone by 
Now listen and I'll tell it all to you. 

It was Reid, Reid, Reid, 

That man who's sometimes known as Double Speed 

Please C. A. give us an encore 

Give us films like that a bit more 

dveep Silver Bay, show us Wallace Reid! 



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Rooms with Bath Good Meals. 

Griddle Cakes with Maple Syrup in Tea 

Room — Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. 

Telephone— Natick 8610 

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Young lady wanted to learn stationery 
business and another young lady with 
knowledge of literature wanted in Book 
Department. 

HIMEBAUGH & BROWNE 

471 Fifth Ave., N. Y. C. 



"Has anyone here This Side of Paradise?" 
"22 — "What course is that for? I hear everybody 
asking for it all the time." 



All Visitors Welcome 
to the Waban Hotel 



Shy Student: "Will you please give me- 

Prometheus?" 

Miss Bookstore: "'Bound' or 'Unbound'?" 
Shy Student: "I don't really care; but I'd like 

to have it in a paper back." 



Ardent Freshman at South Desk: "May T have 
The Biography of a Frog?" 

Intelligent Librarian: "The book that's on re- 
serve is called "The Biology of a Frog." 




Wellesley Fruit Company 

Don t forget to visit our store. 
One or trie test stores m Wel- 
lesley. Carries a Full Line or 

FANCY FRUIT. GROCERIES 
and CRACKERS 

11 Phone Wellesley 138- W 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



Hlumnae ^Department 

The Editors are earnestly striving to make this de- 
partment of value by reporting events of interest to 
Wellesley Alumnae as promptly and as completely as is 
possible. The Alumna: are urged to co-operate by send- 
ing notices directly to the Alumni General Secretary, 
Alumni Office, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass. 



IN MEMORIAM. 



NOTED ORGANISTS PLAY AT 
WELLESLEY. 



ENGAGEMENTS. 

'06. Mary Louise Serral to Mr. Maurice Theodore 
Gregory. 

'15. Ruth Cummings to Mr. Paul H. Buxton, 
M. I. T. '16. 

'16. Adelaide Orr to Mr. Anthony Donald 
Bullock, Yale '17. 



MARRIAGES. 

'16. Paige-Brown. In May, Claire F. Brown to 
Mr. Milton C. Paige. 



It is with a sense of great loss that we, the Heads 
of Houses of Wellesley College, learn of the death of 
our co-worker, Mrs. Julia Woodhull Smith. 

Her charming hospitality, her unselfish devotion to 
others, her culture and her interest in the finer things 
of life, and, above all, her fortitude and courage, 
have won our love and our sincere admiration. 

The assurance of our deep sympathy is extended to 
her daughter and to her sister in their bereavement. 

Signed, 
Alice L. McGregor, Head of Beebe Hall. 
Martha F. Clarke, Head of Leighton House. 
Lucy Dow Cushing, Head of Wilder Hall. 
Mary H, M. Richardson, Sec'y of Heads of Houses. 
Edith S. Tufts, Chairman of Heads of Houses. 



BIRTHS. 

'12. On May 10, at Highland Park, Illinois, a son, 
Albert Clark, Jr., to Susan Neivell Goodnow. 

'15. On December 12, 1919, a third son, Richard 
Pollard, to Anna Candlin Grosvenor. 

'15. On May 16, at Pittsburgh, Pa., a son, Walter 
Boyer, to Eleanor Boyer Church. 



'17. Grace W. Nelson has been awarded the 
Resident Fellowship in Archaeology at B.ryn Mawr 
College for the academic year 1920-19:21. 



DEATHS. 

'S7. On May 18, in Wellesley, Mass., Elizabeth 
Hatch Palmer. 

'15 and '17. On February 2, in New York City, 
Carl G. Hechinger, brother of Louise M. Hechinger 
and Marion Hechinger. 

Resolved: That we the Class of 1918 wish to ex- 
press our sense of loss in the death of Helen Bellinger 
and our deep sympathy for those to whom she was 
most dear. It is our regret that her close association 
with Wellesley was so short, but for those of us who 
knew her, she will always keep a very real place in 
the memories of that year. 

Ruth Lange, 
Sarah Deitrick, 
Ruth Candlin. 



A scholarship in the National Training School 
for the year 1920-31 has been given by the people 
of Frederick, Maryland, in the name of Mary 
Mantz Gittinger, Wellesley, 1914, of that city, 
who died on February 1 of this year. At the time 
of her death Miss Gittinger was girls' work sec- 
retary in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., but had her health 
permitted she would have gone to China. The 
scholarship is therefore to be used by a Chinese 
student, who will return to carry out the work 
Miss Gittinger longed to do, and the givers to this 
fund are happy to think of it as their share in the 
World Service Program of the Young Women's 
Christian Association. 

From Association Monthly, May, 1920. 



CHANGES OF ADRDESS. 



'98. Mrs. Wm. L. Rumsey (Maud Almy) to 15 
Court St., White Plains, N. Y. 

'13. Alice E. Wormwood to 101 Linden Ave., 
Maiden, Mass. 

'15. Mrs. Edward R. Grosvenor (Anna Candlin) 
to 11 Park Ave., Winchester, Mass. 

'15. Irene Fogg to c/o Charles E. Fogg Co., 8 
Atlantic Ave., Boston, Mass. 



THE HISTORICAL COMMITTEE. 

The Historical Committee of the Alumnae As- 
sociation wishes to call attention to the collection 
of memorabilia in the library, and to enlist the 
interest and co-operation of all. The Committee 
would be glad to receive publications of alumnae, 
programs of college, class, or society functions, 
photographs of interest, or any material of value 
as historical record. 

Lilla Weed, 

Alice I. Perry Wood, 

Joint chairmen. 
Ruth Schmidt, Alumnae Collector 
Carolyn Willyotmg, 1020. 
Marion Loekwood, 1921. 

Student Collectors. 




Blouses, Gowns, Suits, 
Coats, Sweater Coats, 
Skirts, Silk Petticoats 
and Furs. 



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BOSTON 

TREMONT and BOYLSTON STS. 



In opening the eighty-fourth public service of the 
New England Chapter of the American Guild of 
Organists in the HougHlon Memorial Chapel, Thurs- 
day evening, May 20, Miss Pendleton explained the 
nature of the college musical vespers to members of 
the guild who were about to hear a similar service. 
She attributed the success of the Sunday evening 
meetings to her predecessor, Miss Caroline Hazard 
and to Prof. H. C. Macdougall, one of the founders 
of the Guild of Organists. 

• In addition to the singing of the choir and Mr. 
Macdougall's prelude there was given : Prelude in B 
Minor by Ropartz, played by Mr. H. C. Peabody, 
Toccata — Prelude on "Pange Fingua" by Bairstow, 
played by Mr. Gene Ware, and Gloria in Excelsis Deo 
by Wolfrum, played by Mr. John Hermann Loud. 



ANOTHER SUPPORTER FOR HOOVER. 

Charlotte Hassett, '20, in an interview with an 
officer of the Hoover Club, declared herself one 
of Hoover's enthusiastic supporters, stating her 
chief reasons as follows: 

1. Hoover stands against the machinery of party 
politics. 

2. Hoover is neither a conservative nor a 
radical, hut a liberal. 

3. Hoover has the international point of view 
which is especially necessary now that inter- 
national relations are becoming ever more impor- 
tant. 

4. Hoover stands against military training, 
realizing that if we have military training, Canada 
will be forced to, the European nations will feel 
more than ever compelled to be on their guard, 
that, in fact, the whole world will be continually 
preparing for war. 

5. Hoover knows economic conditions thorough- 
ly from actual dealings with them, both in Europe 
and America, which makes him peculiarly fitted 
to cope with the fundamental question of the in- 
coming years. , 

She expressed her opinion that Mr. Hoover can 
easily master the details of governmental work, 
having- had the more important training given by 
the responsible administrative positions that he has 
held. 

ROOMS and KITCHEN 
PRIVILEGES 

Furnished to Wellesley students. 
Address Box gi, Route 2, Peterboro, N. H. 



TAXI SERVICE 

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SUMNER FROST. Proprietor 
69 Central St., Wellesley, Mass. 

Telephone 
Wellesley 409 



Cars to Rent — Automobile Trips to White 
Mountains — The Berkshires — North and 
South Shores — Baggage Transferred to and 
from the station. Complete line of tires, 
tubes and automobile accessories 

Look for cars marked "E. O. P." 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



APPOINTMENT BUREAU. 

Social work, today requires training and experience 
as well as interest. If you are interested to become a 
volunteer in social work, or want to make it your pro- 
fession, you must find opportunity for training and 
experience. The Associated Charities of Boston offers 
both. 

To Graduates. The Associated Charities of Boston 
offers to members of the senior class, and to grad- 
uates, the possibility of securing training for volun- 
teer or paid positions under experienced workers. 

To Juniors. The Associated Charities offers to 
juniors the opportunity for volunteer work this sum- 
mer. This will help you to decide your fitness for, 
and real interest in, social work. 

To Under-graduates. The Associated Charities 
offers to under-graduates who can give not less than 
four hours per week during the college year the op- 
portunity for volunteer service, which will give them 
a real insight into modern social work and present- 
day conditions. 

To Instructors and Professors. The Associated 
Charities offers to instructors and professors in sociol- 
ogy a laboratory for field study. 

Apply to Stockton Raymond, General Secretary, 
Associated Charities of Boston, 
43 Hawkins Street, Boston. 
Telephone Haymarket 371. 



Deeded for carrying goods between the 1 baited 
States and France. The United States had here- 
tofore serialized in quantity production most 
successfully in every other line, and now she 
decided to try it in regard to ship building. 
There has never been so large a ship factory as 
the one established at Hog Tsland. It has fifty 
ways (more than the entire number in all of 
Japan) and is about five times as large a- any 
other factory of the kind in this countrj or on 
the continent. " The steel used in the ships was 
fabricated in different parts of the country (some 
of it as far west as Minneapolis) and was then 
shipped to Hog Island to be assembled. This 
method of procedure was necessarily more ex- 
pensive than the usual one of fabricating the 
steel at the shipyard but it was quicker, and 
during the war our object was to turn nut ships 
rapidly. The contract called for one hundred and 
ten ships all of which have been delivered as 
agreed. No Hog Island ship has ever sunk or met 
with a serious acident through faulty building. 
After his short preliminary explanation Mr. Brush 
showed motion pictures of the work done at Hog 
Island during the war. 



ON TEACHING A MAIDS CLASS. 



HOG ISLAND SHIPBUILDING. 



The college was indeed fortunate last Friday 
night to have had the opportunity of seeing 
motion pictures of the Hog Island shipbuilding 
yard and hearing Mr. llathew C. Brush speak on 
the work accomplished there. Mr. Brush gave a 
short talk before the pictures were shown ex- 
plaining that Hog Island shipyard was established 
during the war in order to build the cargo ships 



Do you ever feci, after an unusually fascinating 
clay, at college, that you simply have to tell some 
one all the things you've learned? You corner one 
of your class-mates and plunge in, but just as you 
reach the most exciting part she says, "Excuse mc 
a minute, please." You wait impatiently for 
several minutes and then start out to find her only 
to meet with a "Busy" sign on her door. Well ! 
You have your opinion of that girl! And you sit 
down to write to some one you know will have- 
better powers of appreciation. After about three 
weeks his reply comes back. In a postscript 




squeezed in at the end of tin- page, be says, "I was 
very much interested in your ontological argument. 
We'll have to discuss it more nexl summer." 

I'.nf 1 have found a safety valve which docs the 
work beautifully. This year, twice * week, I have 
been giving a maid music lessons, and into her I 
have poured all Ihe ideas with which my Italian 
teacher has inspired nie. I'll never forget flic first 
day! She was seared, and mi was I. but i 1 
never do to admit that. "Stand here, pi- i 

pointed to a spot where 1 could BCC her from the 
piano, "and take the position of the Winged 
Victory." I gave her a side lecture on ;irt, and 
then demonstrated as gracefully as possible, 
Head erect, Chest out. the weight of the bndv rent- 
ing on the ball of the forward foot." 

"Now," I continued, while she stood (here, poised 
like a shy eager little bird, "imagine thai ■' cool 
glass of lemonade is sliding right down your 
throat, and give m<- a nice, round lone with "Bah." 
(I hope yon are enjoying the psychology of this; 
you sec, I am trying by mental suggestion to relax 
her throat). Before the lesson was over I had 
convinced her that in singing, all she had to do w;i- 
to drop one tone after ■another, like smooth 
pebbles, down into a deep, bottomless well. 

Have you ever tried to explain something which 
you didn't quite understand? Then you can realize 
how teaching makes you clarify your own ideas. I 
know after I started giving lessons myself I 
learned twice as much from my Signora as I hid 
before. 

Of course, there are days when everythii 
go wrong. I remember it took us weeks to -.tart 
Helen's spine swinging back and forth, automatic- 
ally, like a pendulum. Once in despair I asked her 
if she believed she was learning anything; but her 
face lighted up all over, "Oh, yes," she spoke 
softly, almost as if to herself, "and I love to 
practise so! I sing to myself most all the time." 

"Well," I thought, "it is something to have given 
another a new, absorbing interest." 

The day came when Helen san^' her first song. 
On some of the high notes it was rather hard for 
her to keep on drinking, but it was a real triumph. 
I was as proud as a young artist who has painted 
his first picture and has found the joy and thrill of 
achievement. Xext year I wish that you. too, miirht 
discover it for yourselves! M. \\\. '_?]. 



FOR SALE. 
Second-hand bicycle in good condition. Price $20. 
Apply SI Beebe. 

TO RENT. 

For the summer, a five-room furnished apartment 
with screened porch making a sixth room. Inquire 
Wellesley 75W, or 45 Brook Street. A. F. Perkins. 



Attractive Smocks for sale 

Hand-embroidered and very 
dainty. 

Prices reasonable. 



MRS. FOWLER 

8 Kingsbury Street 
Tel. 736R Wellesley 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



CALENDAR. 



Saturday, May 29. Tree Day. 

Sunday, May 30. 11.00 A.M. Memorial Chapel. 

Rev. Willard L. Sperry of Boston. 
7.00 P.M. Memorial Chapel. Address by Dr. A. 

K. Reischauer. 
Monday, May 31. Alternate date for Tree Day. 



COLLEGE NOTES. 



Ernestine Wiedenbach, '22, was elected the business 
manager of the Barn. 

Engagements. 

'20. Cecile Ogren to Paul N. Anderson, M. I. T. 
'21. 

'20. Edith Averill to Robert W. Tirrell, M. I. T. 
'20, brother of Clarisse Tirrell, 1916. 

'21. Elizabeth Fry to George Dudley. 

'20. Ruth Farnham to Charles Vance Traphagen, 
Harvard 'IS. 

The senior class held its last business meeting in 
the Geology Lecture Room on Thursday, May 13th. 
Eleanor Skerry was elected permanent secretary, 
Winona Stevens, treasurer and Emily Holmes, chair- 
man of reunions. 

Einily Gordon, '22, has been chosen by the Na- 
tional Board as the representative of the Student 
Y.- W. C. A.'s of the United States to go to the Inter- 
national .Y. W. C. A. Convention to be held in 
Switzerland this summer. 

Mary Scofield, '21 and Caroline Ewe, '22, came 
forth famous from the junior and sophomore room- 
drawings, each the proud possessor of number 1. 
Deaths. 

Mrs. Mary DeVenne, mother of Marjorie DeVenne, 
'20, died on May 11, in Youngstown, Ohio. 

Mr. Alonzo R. Nickerson, father of Natalie Nicker- 
son, '21, died on May 14 in Boothbay Harbor, Me. 



THE 

WELLESLEY NATIONAL BANK 

WELLESLEY, MASS. 

The faculty and students of Wellesley College are in- 
vited to avail themselves of the privileges and services 
offered by this Bank, and the officers and employees are 
ever ready to render any assistance possible in connection 
with banking matters. 



C. N. TAYLOR, President 



BENJ. H. SANBORN, V.-President 



U3UIS HARVEY, Cashier 



SAVINGS DEPARTMENT 



SAFE DEPOSIT BOXEf 



A MAY CUSTOM. 



In May Miss Bates class in Shakespeare has a 
unique custom which was observed on Saturday, 
May 22. The Treasure Room in the library, where 
the old octavo volumes of Shakespearean works are 
kept, is first visited. From there, singly or in groups, 
the girls go to Shakespeare Garden and each picks a 
flower to carry to the house in Denton Road where 
lives the artist, Mr. Taylor, who has painted so many 
representations of scenes in Shakespeare's plays. For 



that day his house is left open that the students may 
go to see the one painting he has kept — a scene sug- 
gested by the sixty-fourth sonnet. After the painting 
has been appreciated, in silence the flowers are laid 
on the piano beneath it as a tribute to the genuis of 
Shakespeare and Mr. Taylor. 

LOST — Precious green gold bar pin, probably 
in or near Billings Hall, on Saturday, May 22. 

CONSTANCE WHITTEMORE, 

221 Ponieroy Hall. 



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Campus 



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Tarn, made in Europe where 
the style originated. Woven 
in one piece, all wool, light 
weight, clings as lightly to the 
hair as a snowflake. 

Just the thing, too, to express 
vigorous class patriotism. Get 
your class to adopt them. Be 
the first to put over this new 
vogue in college headwear. 

Beret Tarns can be ordered in 
any one of the following colors 
through your local college 
dealer — 




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Qolf Red 
Navy Blue 
Copenhagen Blue 
Tan 

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Myrtle Qreen 
White 
Purple 
Sand 
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339 Fifth Avenue, New York 



At the shop "around the corner" you will 
find a wonderful variety of gifts for 

COMMENCEMENT 
HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? 



POWDER JARS 
SPANISH COMBS 



JEWEL CASES 
NECKLACES 



Just what you have been looking for, 
—at— 

SUE RICE STUDIO 

10 Grove Street 



Commencement . 
Gifts 

Hand embroidered handker- 
chiefs and guest towels. 



THE YARN SHOP 

12 BROOK STREET